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Payday 2 graphics comparison: Nintendo Switch vs PC

Overkill Software
A masked man holding a shotgun in one hand.
Payday 2

In our latest graphics comparison, we take a look at yet another Nintendo Switch port. This time it's Overkill Software's Payday 2. The Switch edition was released a few weeks ago, but does that mean that it beats the original PC version?

It looks like once again Nintendo are trying to throw off their identity as a baby and child’s platform by bringing Payday 2 to the Nintendo Switch -  a game where you play as a criminal and you rob places. A rather simple premise with effective gameplay.

Now when the game was first released in August 2013, it wasn’t the most graphical intensive of games when compared to its competition at the time such as Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and Call of Duty: Ghosts. Using the Diesel 2.0 engine, which, as some would argue on Reddit and Steam, is over 15 years old - the textures, animations and overall graphics are downplayed.

So in 2018, on Nintendo Switch, does the game look better than on PC? Watch our comparison video right here, and you be the judge.